Brighton and Hove's striking binmen go back to work

Brighton and Hove’s binmen have put their strike on hold on its second day – but it’s unclear how long it will take to clear the rubbish now strewn over the city’s streets. The strikers suspended their industrial action for 28 days after a meeting with Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 10 Nov 2009 at 11:58 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion pick Poyet as new manager

Brighton and Hove Albion have appointed Gus Poyet as the club’s new manager. Poyet, 41, a former Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, has accepted a contract which runs until the end of next season. The former Uruguay international takes up his first manager’s job with the...
Posted On 10 Nov 2009 at 10:53 pm

New £7.4m community centre for Whitehawk

Whitehawk is to get a new £7.4 million community centre with health, education, childcare and library services. Brighton and Hove City Council has just been given £5.3 million by the Government to help fund the centre. The council will contribute £2.1 million. It hopes that it...
Posted On 10 Nov 2009 at 9:30 am

Award for whistleblowing nurse who exposed neglect of Brighton patients

Whistleblowing nurse Margaret Haywood, who filmed the neglect of elderly patients at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, has won a patients’ award. Ms Haywood was found guilty of misconduct at a Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) disciplinary hearing earlier this...
Posted On 10 Nov 2009 at 9:15 am

Crackdown on Brighton's student housing problems

The “studentification” of Brighton is to be tackled in a bid to cut down on fly-tipping and noise pollution. Brighton and Hove City Council wants to reduce the concentration of student houses in areas such as Hanover, Hollingbury and Bevendean, and with it associated problems...
Posted On 10 Nov 2009 at 8:30 am

Recognition for Brighton and Hove domestic violence scheme

A service to help abusive men change their ways while safeguarding their partners and children has been recognised. Brighton and Hove City Council’s Living Without Violence programme is the first community-based UK scheme to be accredited by Respect. Now in its fifth year, it has...
Posted On 10 Nov 2009 at 8:30 am
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